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at the hospital. >> gregg: new reaction to that deadly crash involving a dallas cowboys player. josh brent now facing up to 20 years behind bars for alleged drunk driving accident that killed his teammate. casey stegall is live in arlington, texas. >> reporter: today a judge set bail at josh brent at $500,000. his attorney is now saying that is too high. it is more than the cowboys authorized him to pay and he is petitioning to get that lowered. meantime, brent has been charged with intoxication manslaughter. police say he was driving drunk late friday night into early saturday morning. police report goes on to say he was driving at a high rate of speed. the wheel of his vehicle hit a curb causing it to flip and catch fire. this happened a few miles from cowboys stadium. officers on the scene says the cowboy nose tackle failed the field sobriety test but an attorney said road construction may be partially to blame. >> anybody knows how much construction is going on, it's hazardous, it's not well lit at night. i've done it. you don't see these things and it's changing, it's not as if on thursda
and a teammate, josh brent, has been charged in his death. the first hour of america's news headquarters, starts with a report from our own casey stegele, live in cowboys stadium in arlington, texas. >> reporter: yeah. cowboys stadium behind me is quiet today because america's team is in cincinnati, playing the bengal this is afternoon. but we understand the team was briefed about this tragedy before their plane left dallas yesterday, that's when they learned that one of their teammates was dead and another one was behind bar, 24-year-old josh brent is expected to post bail later today from irving, texas, where he was arrested. police there say late friday night, early saturday morning, the cowboys' nose tackle left a club in dallas, was driving above the posted speed limit, hit a curb and flipped his car and investigators on the scene believe he was drunk. jerry brown, his friend and a dallas cowboys linebacker, did not survive the crash. >> the focus from our standpoint on behalf of josh is, jerry brown, his family, his loved ones, his friends, this is a tremendous loss to him. this is like lo
, was pronounced dead at a hospital. he was riding in a car driven by josh brent, the cowboys starting nose tackle. want to bring in now cnn's mark makay for more on this. do we know anything more about this accident? >> no, it unfolded in the early morning hours saturday morning, don, in dallas, just after 2:00 a.m. as you said, a car driven by dallas cowboys defensive lineman josh brent crashing after hitting a curb and flipping. his teammate, not only with the dallas cowboys, but at the university of illinois, jerry brown jr., a practice squad linebacker with the cowboys, was killed. police arrested and booked the 24-year-old josh price brent into the irving county jail. one count of intoxication manslaughter against brent. here is a spokesperson for the department. >> our officers on scene felt as if alcohol was a contributing factor in the accident, so mr. price brent was asked to perform some field sobriety tests. after he performed those field sobriety tests, based on his performance of those tests, along with our officer's observations and the conversations they had with him, he was placed
josh brent will in court this morning. we're hearing from brent for the first time this morning. abc's clayton sandell has the story. >> reporter: police say that josh brent was speeding down this road when his mercedes crashed, flipped and caught fire. in the passenger seat, his teammate, jeff brown. brent was given and failed field sobriety tests. brown was rushed to a hospital where he died. >> once the officers learned that brown had passed away then mr. price-brent was under arrest for intoxication manslaughter. >> on behalf of josh, a tremendous loss to him. >> reporter: it's not the first time that brent has been charged with drinking and driving. he was arrested in college and sentenced to 60 days behind bars. from his jail cell overnight he released a statement. it's been a tragic week for the nfl. last saturday, kansas city chiefs jovan belcher murdered his girlfriend and then killed himself just hours earlier, police talked to belcher found passed out in his car. >> how are you doing tonight, man sf. >>. >> reporter: belcher had been drinking. but since he wasn't driving,
accident. brown was a passenger. the driver was his teammate, josh brent, who now has a $500,000 bond while facing charges he killed someone while driving drunk. police say brent's mercedes was moving very fast when he hurt a curb and flipped. josh brent has a history of dui. >>> an update to last week's tragedy in kansas city. new video released by police show javon bell cher hours before he killed his girlfriend then his. dash cam video shows police talking to belcher after they found him sleeping in his car. listen to what police told him in this advice i don't released by kansas city police. >> you live right here? >> yeah. >> okay, that's going to be your best bet. >> we're trying to cut you a break here. >> belcher told police he was going to a nearby apartment to see a woman. >>> a cloud of political uncertainty is hanging over venezuela. president chavez announced his cancer has returned and he is traveling to cuba for surgery for a third time. but this time the 58-year-old leader named the vice president as his choice to replace him in case something to do happen to him. parliament
time in as many weeks the nfl is mourning the loss of one of its players. the dallas cowboys josh brent will be in court this morning. we're hearing from brent for the first time this morning. abc's clayton sandell has the story. >> reporter: police say that dallas cow boirs player josh brent was speeding down this road, just after 2:00 a.m., when his mercedes crashed, flipped and caught fire. in the passenger seat, his teammate, jeff brown. >> when our aefsers arrived on screen, mr. brent was dragging mr. brown from the car. >> brent was given and failed field sobriety tests. brown was rushed to a hospital where he died. >> once the officers learned that brown had passed away then mr. price-brent was under arrest for intoxication manslaughter. >> on behalf of josh, a tremendous loss to him. this was like losing a little brother. >> reporter: it's not the first time that brent has been charged with drinking and driving. he was arrested in college and sentenced to 60 days behind bars. from his jail cell overnight he released a statement. saying, will live with this horrific and tragic lo
in the league, only behind sabathia. >>> tragedy has struck the nfl. starting defensive tackle josh brent leaving a dallas nightclub was speeding early this morning when his car flipped over. inside the car was his close friend jerry brown, a linebacker who just signed off the practice squad. brown was killed in the incident. he and his wife were expecting their first child. this is brent's mug shot as he was arrested and charged with intoxicated manslaughter. he is currently being held without bond. the cowboys are in cincinnati to face the bengals on sunday. >>> still to come, another open division football title, and the winner of the heisman trophy is announced. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, johnny manzell of texas a& acker manti teo >>> off to the 2012 john w. heisman award, awarded to the best player in college football. it was a three-man race. quarterback johnny manziel out of texas a&m, notre dame linebacker manti te'o, and quarterback collin klein from kansas state. new york's downtown athletic club, the site. >> the 2012 winner of the heisman memorial trophy is johnny manziel! >> they ca
tragedy leaves one player dead and defensive line lineman josh brent faces charges. how did it happen? what does the dallas cowboys front office say about the players? >> the flu is on the way. health officials warning of a looming crisis. why they say we could see the worst outbreak of the flu in nearly a decade. coming up, how to protect yourself and your loved ones. we'll tell you about that in "sunday house call." can i help you? i heard you guys can ship ground for less than the ups store. that's right. i've learned the only wayo camp. you know we've been open all night. is this a trick to get my spot? [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. save on ground shipping at fedex office. military families face, we understan at usaa, we know military life is different. we've been there. that's why every bit of financial advice we offer is geared specifically to current and former military members and their families. [ laughs ] dad! dad! [ applause ] ♪ [ male announcer ] life brings obstacles. usaa brings advice. call or visit us online. we're ready to help. is bigger
dallas nose tackle josh brent charged with intoxication manslaughter after driving a car in a single-vehicle accident early this morning which killed the lone passenger cowboys teammate jerry brown, a member of the practice squad. irving, texas police spokesman had this to say early today. >> mr. price brent was asked to perform some field sobriety tests. after he performed those field sobriety tests based on his performance of those tests along with our officers' observations and the conversations that they had with him, he was placed under arrest for driving while intoxicated. once our officers learned that mr. brown had passed away then mr. price brent was under arrest for intoxication manslaughter. >> tim: brent and brown were teammates at the university of illinois. brent was suspended from the illini team in 2009 after a d.u.i. arrest. he was sentenced to 60 days in jail. 200 hours of community service and two years probation for that offense. his current charge is a second-degree felony punishable by two to 20 years of imprisonment and a fine of
in about 15 minutes. >>> bail was set for dallas cowboys josh brent, he's been charged with intoxication manslaughter for a crash on saturday that killed his teammate. police say brent was pulling jerry brown out of the car when they arrived. dallas coach jason garrett talked about his players just a few minutes ago. >> obviously this is a very difficult situation, a tragedy occurred to our football team. in the last couple of days. and we lost jerry brown, practiced roster player for us who we picked up earlier in the year. and it's been really emotion for everybody and as the head coach of the team, i have to talk to the team and i have to inform them what happened, give them the news and then try to offer some perspective. you know, i talked a lot got the value of a teammate. fortunately i've been on a lot of teams in michigan liy life a that word team mait is really, really special. and jerry's one of our teammates. >>> in california, campus police shot and killed a graduate student at california state university in san baernardinobe. police say the student was shot and killed after
. >> defensive lineman josh brent been charged with intoxication manslaughter after an accident that killed his teammate, jerry brown. officers say it appears brent's vehicle was going at a high rate of speed when it hit a curve, causing it to overturn. the accident happened around 2:20 a.m., a few hours before brent was supposed to be on a team flight to cincinnati. >> we have two different groups of investigators working together but it takes time to retrace where they were, how long they were there, people that may have seen them beforehand. >> investigators say jerry brown was a passenger in the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the hospital. the 25-year-old signed to the cowboys in october. cowboys owner jerry jones released a statement saying the team is deeply saddened by the accident and brown's death. josh brent was arrested and pleaded guilty to d.u.i. charges in 2009. >> we are getting a better picture of what happened the morning kansas city chiefs linebacker jovan belcher shot and killed his girlfriend, then himself. missouri police released dash cam video from their police car sh
josh brent has been charged with vehicle lar manslaughter. miguel almaguer. >> reporter: josh brent was charged with intoxication manslaughter after a passenger and his car, fellow teammate jerry brown was killed in an accident. >> it appears he was traveling at a high rate of speed, at which time his vehicle touched or impacted the outside curb of the service road, causing his vehicle to flip. >> reporter: brent and brown played football together at the university of illinois. while in college brent pleaded guilty to a dui in 2009. saturday, when police arrived on scene, officers say brent was pulling brown's body from the wreckage. member of the cowboys practice team, brown was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital. brent faces 2 to 20 years in prison and is expected in court today. >> our officers on scene felt as if alcohol was a contributing factor in the accident, so mr. brent was asked to perform field sobriety tests. >> reporter: for the nfl this is the second tragedy in a week. on friday police released dash cam video of jovan belcher. >> you live here? you need to go upstai
football player josh brent was drunk when he veered off the road early this morning, hit a curb, and flipped his car. jerry brown, a practice squad team member who was riding in ahe vehicle was killed. brent faces a charge of intoxication manslaughter. till ahead here tonight, home, weet, down-sizehome. even well-fitting dentures let in food particles. super poligrip is zinc free. with just a few dabs, it's clinically proven to seal out more food particles so you're more comfortable and confident while you eat. a lot of things going on in my life and the last thing i want to be thinking about is my dentures. [ charlie ] try zinc free super poligrip. [ male announcer ] yep, there's 8 layers of whole grain fiber in those mini-wheats® biscuits... to help keep you full... ♪ 45 bushels of wheat on the farm. 45 bushels of wheat! ♪ ...all morning long. there's a big breakfast... [ mini ] yeehaw! ...in those fun little biscuits. there's a big breakfast... [ minit's part of what you slove about her.essing. but your erectile dysfunction - you know, that could be a question of blood f
gone. >>> it is another tragedy for the nfl. dallas cowboy defense tackle josh brent will be in court later this morning, facing charges of intoxication, manslaughter after crashing his car while driving drunk, killing one of his teammates. this comes one week african can city chiefs player belcher killed his girlfriend before turning the gun on himself. nbc's sara story has the story for us this morning and the tragic news inside the nfl. >> it appears as if he was traveling at a high rate of speed at which time his vehicle touched or impacted the outside curb of the service road, causing his vehicle to flip at least one time. >> reporter: irving police say josh brent was drive whgt mercedes flipped and landed on its top. the passenger was jerry brown jr., a linebacker on the cowboys' practice squad. officers say the car was on fire when they arrived on scene. >> when our officers arrived on scene, mr. brent was removing -- or dragging mr. brown from the vehicle. >> reporter: investigators say brown was unresponsive and later died at a hospital. they say speed and alcohol were factor
tackle josh brent was pulling brown out of the car when they arrived. brown was killed and brent was under the influence. >> mr. price brent was asked to perform some field sobriety tests. after he pchbled those field sobriety tests, along with our officer's observations and the conversations they had with him, brent was taken into custody for driving under the influence. >>> and update to last week's tragedy that shocked the kansas city chief. the first dash cam video here shows police talking to belcher after they found him apparently sleeping in his car. he was not arrested and belcher told police he was going to an apartment to see a woman. listen to what police told him in this video released by kansas city police. >> you live right here? then you just need to go upstairs, dude. >> okay, that's going to be your best bet. >> we're trying to cut you a break here. >> now i want you to look at the second dash cam video from just five hours later. officers are responding to a second 911 call and at that moment, belcher had apparently already shot his wife and was on his way to sh
charged in the the death of his own teammate. cowboy's lineman, josh brent walking out of jail not long ago after posting bond. the jung set it at a half million dollars in the court apeeshs, police say he had been trinking before the accident that killed his teammate jerry brown. the cowboys on the road against the cincinnati bengals. honored brown by placing his jersey on the team's bench and a moment of silence before kickoff. and casey stegall live in arlington, texas. we' learning that brent walked out of jail without shoes. >> yeah, harris, indeed. he was barefoot. let's go ahead and get to that brand new video that you speak of. he had no shoes on and had appeared deep gashes on his head and it's not clear when he will be back before a judge. meantime we are learning more about relationship between the two teammates, they were great friends on and off the field and in illinois they both played college ball from 2007 to 2009, and they were roommates here in texas. they were reportedly on their way home from a club in dallas early yesterday morning when brent lost control of his me
cowboys tackle josh brent is now facing an intoxication manslaughter charge, this after a car accident that killed linebacker jerry brown, a member of the cowboys practice squad. police say the accident happened about 2:20 this morning in the dallas suburb of irving, texas. joining me now on the telephone is clarence hill. he covers the cowboys for the ft. worth star telegram. clarence, first of all, pick up the story from there. what else can you tell us? >> well, the newest thing we realized this is not josh brent's first run-in within alcohol-related traffic accident or a traffic incident. he was arrested in february 22nd, 2009 for driving under the influence. it was at college in illinois and suspended indefinitely. his sophomore season, he did return for a junior season before coming out in the draft and drafted by the cowboys in the seventh round of the 2010 supplemental draft. >> what else can you tell us about the circumstances that led up to the crash? >> well, they were at a popular spot that a lot of people go to saturday night, club privee in dallas. they were having a good
a teammate in a terrible car crash. lineman josh brent is charged with intoxication manslaughter. investigators say brent was drunk when his car hit a curb and flipped over, then caught fire in a dallas suburb early saturday morning. practice squad linebacker larry brown was killed. the two had been friends since their college days. brent released a statement, saying i am grief stricken for his family, our teammates and friends. i will live with this horrific, tragic loss every day for the rest of my life. >>> dc police are on the hunt for two men who hailed a cab and knocked out the driver. cab drivers we spoke to didn't seem surprised. what's being done to protect them? >> reporter: a cab driver knocked unconscious and robbed of his cell phone and cash. it happened just before midnight friday. police say the suspects were passengers, riding in the back seat. at some point, the men put on masks. when the cab was stopped along the 900 block of euclid street northwest, they attacked the driver from behind, robbed him, then took off on foot. other drivers we spoke with were disturb
. and charging josh brent with intoxication manslaughter, saying he was driving drunk yesterday morning and allegedly speeding when he hit the curb, flipped once and jerry brown, passenger, was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead. and the prank call to the kate middleton's hospital is under investigation. the nurse killed herself after she was duped by two dj's thinking that the queen was calling. and the dj's have been suspended indefinitely and the radio station will review the policies and cooperate with any investigation. and it's all pray and no play. the controversial ground zero mosque a cultural center is now an empty space with no community programs and worshippers gather at the site for prayer services and that's the only activity. last year, the power company con-edson which owns half threatened to evict because of unpaid back rent. clayton, favorite of the day. >> clayton: the twinkies, and ding-dongs and ho ho. a massachusetts man wants to save hostess. he sent a four page handwritten letter and he said i'm not typing it. no, i love hostess so much i'm writing it out
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